Alexandra Wilson Pecci is an editor for HealthLeaders Media.
His focus will be on the ‘Patients First’ culture.
Hospitals with the most proactive unit culture management had a higher risk of cesarean delivery, postpartum hemorrhage, blood transfusion, and prolonged hospital length of stay.
At 30 days post-discharge, one in five observation status patients had a revisit, such as an ED stay, another observation stay, or inpatient stay.
Physicians increasingly support the concept of assisted death, but few have been part of one, even in states where it’s legal.
HHS warns the healthcare and public health sector about the ongoing risk and ripple-effect problems that may stem from the attacks.
Only 18% of clinical recommendations were based on high-quality, patient-oriented evidence, a primary care research study shows.
Many prescribers erroneously believe electronic prescribing of controlled substances is illegal, but experts say it is a key tool in the fight against opioid abuse.
Get ready for CMS to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards.
Questions posed by state medical boards about physicians' mental health and substance abuse are specific and sometimes intrusive, study finds.
Groups are fighting the opioid epidemic in innovative and unusual ways, from suing the manufacturers, to using big data, to prescribing heroin.